‘Euphoria’ Star Sydney Sweeney To Lead Characteristic ‘Silver Star’ – .
EXCLUSIVE: Euphoria star Sydney Sweeney will appear in the crime drama Silver Star.
The film tells the story of an unlikely couple: Buddy, a 20-year-old woman freshly released from prison, and Franny (Sweeney), a pregnant 19-year-old. After his failed attempt at robbery at the bank that had sealed off Buddy’s parents’ house, he kidnaps her and triggers an unexpected trip together.
The casting for the male lead is underway and filming is scheduled for early 2021 in the United States
The original script is directed by the director Ruben Amar (Swim Little Fish Swim) who is producing films under his banner Les Films de la Fusée with actress-producer Lola Bessis (Picnic on Hanging Skirt), Virginie Lacombe (Port Authority) of Virginie and Jamin O’Brien (8th grade) of the community.
Amar and Bessis previously wrote, produced and directed SXSW 2013 pic Swim Little Fish Swim. Lacombe produced the Cannes Film Festival Un Certain Regard Entry Port Authority in 2019 and produced the Cannes Director’s Fortnight title Mobile Homes in 2017. 2019 Executive Critical Hit Eighth Grade produced by O’Brien.
Aspiring actress Sweeney is best known for hit series Euphoria, The Handmaid’s Tale and Sharp Objects, and Sundance Pic Big Time Adolescence. She will next star in the Amazon original thriller The Voyeurs, while upcoming projects include Mike White’s HBO Limited series The White Lotus and The Players Table series starring Halsey.
Director Ruben Amar said: “Sydney is an extraordinary actress who adds nuance and subtlety to every character she embodies. Her talent will allow her to transform into the very complex, multi-faceted Franny with grace and talent. “
Sweeney is represented by Paradigm, Imprint PR and Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman, Newman, Warren, Richman, Rush, Kaller & Gellman.